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Barstow Area Demographics

In order to capture the full demographic picture of the Barstow area, three different radiuses have been provided, indicating population and workforce availability.


  • The population in the immediate Barstow area is estimated to change from 30,563 to 31,237 resulting in a growth of 2.2 percent between the years 2014 to 2019.
  • Over the same five year period, the population in the United States is estimated to grow by only 6 percent.


 2014 Population 5-Mile Radius   15-Mile Radius  20-Mile Radius
 Total Population  30,563 35,987  38,153
 Workforce (Ages 25-64) 48.32% 48.74% 48.84%
 Civilian Employed (16+)  49% 46.04% 43.97%
 Median Age 32.6 33.2 33.9


2014 Education Attainment

Total   Percent
 Less than 9th Grade  7%
 9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma  13%
 High School Graduate  33%
 Some College, No Degree  27%
 Associate's Degree  9%
 Bachelor's Degree  6%
 Master's/Prof/Doctorate Degree  4%

Data provided by: Claritas, 2014 Quick Facts